TD Bank Announces Executive Leadership Changes

TD Bank Executive Leadership Changes

October 12, 2017 - Our Leaders DC, DE, MD, VA Florida Maine New England New Jersey, New York and PA North and South Carolina

The changes below will take effect November 1, 2017:

  • Ernie Diaz, Regional President, Metro Florida, was named Head, Consumer Distribution, James Peterson, Head of U.S. Retail Products, will become Head, Consumer Product and Marketing. Diaz and Peterson succeed Michael Rhodes, Head of Consumer Banking, who was named Group Head, Innovation, Technology and Shared Services for TD's parent company, TD Bank Group.
  • Ellen Glaessner, Director & Managing Counsel for Retail Businesses, has been named TD Bank's General Counsel, succeeding Ellen Patterson, who was named Group Head, General Counsel, TD Bank Group.
  • Diaz, Peterson and Glaessner will serve on TD Bank's Management Committee, reporting to Greg Braca, President and CEO, TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank.

"These changes reflect the depth and breadth of our leadership team and the proven track records of success demonstrated by Ernie, Jim and Ellen," Braca said. "Their business acumen, deep industry knowledge and shared commitment to serving the needs of our nine million customers will help drive our continued momentum."

About Ernie Diaz

Diaz's banking career spans more than 33 years. As Regional President, Diaz led TD Bank's Florida retail, small business, commercial and specialty banking operations. He also was responsible for lending services throughout a network of more than 150 stores. His experience includes three years at TD Bank's predecessor, The South Financial Group, where he was President of its Florida franchise, Mercantile Bank. Previously, Diaz served in numerous banking leadership positions in Florida.

About James Peterson

Peterson joined TD Bank in 2014 to lead the performance of the Bank's retail product portfolio, product innovation and delivery. Under his leadership, the Bank has delivered strong growth and expanded its product portfolio across market segments. Prior to joining TD Bank, Jim held numerous leadership positions in credit card and consumer lending at JP Morgan Chase, including serving as President of Co-Brand and Mass Affluent Cards. Peterson also held senior management roles in consumer marketing at Johnson and Johnson and at Proctor and Gamble.

About Ellen Glaessner

Glaessner, with more than 25 years of legal experience within the financial services industry, previously served as Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel for Retail Businesses at TD Bank. Ellen joined TD Bank in 2013 as senior counsel to the TD U.S. Wealth business. Previously, she worked for Chase, Citibank, Morgan Stanley, and ING, assisting these firms to develop and grow Wealth and Retail securities businesses, focusing on brokerage, investment advisory, insurance, and deposit and lending offerings.

About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 9 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,200 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit . Find TD Bank on Facebook at and on Twitter at .

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit .

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